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Aldea de Tulor, San Pedro de Atacama

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Take a step back in time to the mesolithic era at Aldea de Tulor, an archeological site that has unveiled a settlement dating back to between 800 CE and 1,200 CE. The remains of the ancient village take the form of boreholes--circular clay walls made to collect water. Through the study of the rock layers archeologists were able to determine that the civilization disappeared due to drought. Artifacts found on the site include human and animal bones, ceramic, carbon, seashells, and rocks. Reproductions of houses help visitors fully appreciate what the village once looked like. Add Aldea de Tulor and other attractions to your San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary using our San Pedro de Atacama vacation generator.
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TripAdvisor
  • Village cared for by people likanantay that very well explain you the customs of the people who lived through ali thousands of years. The ruins of Earth, have been lost, but you replicas are very well done. Excellent heritage place
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  • For those who like archaeology or history, should not let go of. There is a small museum with original pieces of ancient peoples, the visitor is guided by a student of archaeology which provided several explanations. Next, we visited the village which lies partially buried and there is a scale model of the former oca.
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  • 10 minutes from San Pedro was the Moon Valley road there is a road that leads to the ancient village of Tulor whose seniority dates back to the year 300 BC in the place you can see the ruins of the houses are inhabited (buried under 2 meters)... Beautiful place, rewarding, very recommended area Guide.
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  • Very intriguing. It's a pity people stopped investigating the site.
  • Intriguing history..but not so much left to see as to the dwellings.Impressive setting in the Atacama..some displays about its history also interesting behind the entrance.
  • Loved it, magic, respect, admiration and many hard-to-explain things live in that village. A place difficult to forget, its culture rich in ancient wisdom (rituals, cultural exchange, fabrics, wood, ceramics, hallucinogens) all incredible, over its current population make this journey a pleasure. 100% happy to have stepped on tulor village and learn about their past.
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  • Um sítio Arqueológico com grande valor cultural, mas com parca infraestrutura. É interessante de visitar, mas se não estiver com um bom guia sua visita será curta e frustrante. Leia algo a respeito do local antes e tente julgar se será interessante para você.
  • The site is well, and the spectacular surroundings.
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